Fishing

Fishing Report

2014 Ennis Fly Fishing Festival

  • August 21, 2014

Each year, the Madison River Foundation puts on an amazing event in the Ennis Fly Fishing Festival.  This year, the event is scheduled for Friday, August 29th and Saturday, August 30th and will be held at Peter T's Park in…

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Orvis School at Madison Valley Ranch

  • August 21, 2014

We recently hosted a group of anglers for an Orvis Fly Fishing School, and thanks to Peter Kutzer from Orvis Adventures, it was a success!  Six new anglers flew in from across the US to learn the basics of fly…

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Simms Catch of the Day

  • August 20, 2014

Southwest Montana is known as the mecca of fly fishing for a reason. Check out the Catch of the Day on the Simms website.  What a hog!! For more fish pics, check out MVR's photo albums from recent guests, or Simms Catch of…

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Conservation: 1,000 Miles Campaign

  • August 19, 2014

Orvis and Trout Unlimited have partnered up to create a big impact on trout streams around the US.  Their mission is a simple but profound one: remove culverts that block fish passage upstream. From Orvis: Reconnecting streams across the U.S.…

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Jurassic Pond Restoration Complete!

  • August 19, 2014

This Spring, we completed a restoration project on the Jurassic Pond. Partnering with aquatic restoration companys Miller Recreational Development and Gillilan Associates, we deepened it, created feeding lanes near the banks, removed silt, weeds, and suckers, and created casting knolls for you…

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Delicious Dining at MVR

  • August 19, 2014

Scott Warren, our Executive Chef for 13 years now, has produced some amazingly divine meals for our guests to rave reviews. This year he is assisted by Matt Pease, our Sous Chef from North Carolina. Matt was drawn to the…

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MVR Honored as 2013 Orvis Lodge Finalist

  • August 19, 2014

With our amazing guests' help, Madison Valley Ranch was named a 2013 Lodge of the Year Finalist by Orvis! We are honored to be chosen as a finalist, and we are continuously honored by the reviews posted by all of you…

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Happy Summer from the Madison Valley Ranch!

  • August 19, 2014

We have ushered in some fantastic summer weather here in Ennis. Through the spring and continuing through the end of June, we had excellent snow and rainfall, putting us in a great position with abundant water levels. Fishing this year…

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Spring Has Sprung!

  • May 23, 2014

Spring has sprung here in Ennis, Montana!  We have received a fantastic amount of moisture the past few weeks, bringing our snowpack to 144% of average.  The leaves are starting to pop and our grass is greening up.  After a…

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More Summer Direct Flights! LaGuardia and Newark to Bozeman

  • February 14, 2014

Delta Announces Summer Season Non-Stop to New York/LaGuardia Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport is pleased to announce that Delta Air Lines will offer new, non-stop seasonal summer service between Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN) and New York-LaGuardia Airport (LGA). These new…

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